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PartSelect #:PS388034
Manufacturer #:80040
Agitator directional cogs, otherwise known as dog ears, come in a package of four and are generally found in washers where the motor is connected directly to the washer. The agitat...
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PartSelect #:PS334650
Manufacturer #:285811
The agitator is designed to spin the clothes during a wash cycle. If your washing machine will not agitate or spin, shakes, or is noisy, you may need to purchase the agitator repai...
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PartSelect #:PS334562
Manufacturer #:285587
This is a genuine OEM thrust spacer for your washer, and is also commonly known as a retainer ring. The spacer is about 2.5 inches in diameter, is made of plastic, and is white in ...
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PartSelect #:PS11748108
Manufacturer #:WPW10072840
This is an inner cap seal, but may also be known as an O-ring, and it is a part for your washing machine. Some symptoms replacing this part will fix include: leaking from your appl...
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PartSelect #:PS11748113
Manufacturer #:WPW10074580
The O-Ring is included with this cap. It can be purchased separately as Part #WPW10072840.
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PartSelect #:PS3497627
Manufacturer #:W10404050
The point of the lid switch is for the tub to stop spinning when the washer lid is opened. It is a safety precaution just in case someone decides to stick their hand inside the wa...
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PartSelect #:PS11747978
Manufacturer #:WPW10006384
The main drive belt is designed to ride on the pulley until the basket gets up to speed.
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PartSelect #:PS10057144
Manufacturer #:W10721967
This is a replacement clutch assembly or cam kit for your washer. The clutch assembly is mounted on the drive shaft on the bottom of your washer. You may need to replace the clutch...
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PartSelect #:PS11742027
Manufacturer #:WP3949550
This part goes on the agitator retaining bolt.
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PartSelect #:PS11703290
Manufacturer #:W10780048
Washing machine tub suspension rod kit. Set of 4 rods, 4 suspension balls, and 4 bushings. The suspension rods help to dampen the movement of the washer tub.
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washer wouldn't agitate

  • Customer: mike from Kent, WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 824 of 872 people found this instruction helpful
First pry off the cap of the agitator. Then using a socket remove the bolt that holds the plastic cup in place. Remove this cup by prying it loose from the two tabs that hold it in place. Once this cup is removed you can get to the broken cogs.
Slip the new cogs into the underside of the cup, and slide the cup back down in the agitator housing usin... read more

Upper portion of agitator, no longer pushing clothing down.

Agitator Repair Kit – Part Number: 285811
  • Customer: Matt from Pawtucket, RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 769 of 794 people found this instruction helpful
The instructions came with the repair kit, it was fairly simple and straight foward.

One bolt held the entire agitator unit in the washer, as well as held the upper and lower halves together. Once that nut was removed the two halves seperated and the plastic clutch pieces could easily be replaced wtih the new onces in the repair kit.

Ve... read more

Washer not agitating

  • Customer: Craig from Polk City, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 601 of 625 people found this instruction helpful
On top of the agitator is a flat cap that is held in place by the friction of an o-ring, there are no fasteners. I would imagine one could get under the lip with a small screwdriver or butter knife to pop it off but I chose simply using my fingernails so as to not disfigure the cap. Under the cap you will find the head of the only bolt that holds the assem... read more